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English definition of “thorax”

thorax

noun [C]     /ˈθɔː.ræks/ US  /ˈθɔːr.æks/ (plural thoraces   /ˈθɔː.rə.sɪːz/   or thoraxes) specialized
anatomy in humans and animals , the middle part of the body below the neck and above the waist The human torso biology in insects , the middle part of the body , between the head and the abdomen (= end part )The human torso
(Definition of thorax noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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